Man threatened to blow up and shoot up a Jefferson County high school, charges allege

Kevin McArthur is facing charges after threatening to attack a Jefferson County high school.
Kevin McArthur is facing charges after threatening to attack a Jefferson County high school.(St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office)
Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 4:21 PM CST
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A man is facing charges after allegedly threatening to attack a Jefferson County high school.

According to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Kevin McArthur was heard on December 5 saying he was going to “blow up and shoot up” Northwest High School upon his release from Hyland Behavioral Health Center, where he was a patient.

Extra patrols were implemented on the school’s campus after the school was notified of the threat.

McArthur, 43, is facing a second-degree terrorist threat charge. He’s being held on a $7,000 bond.